How Hot Does It Get Inside a Parked Car? (Spoiler: SO FREAKING HOT)

It's summer. It's stinking hot. And for any silly person who leaves their pets (or any imbecile who leaves their kids) inside a parked car, watch this video where a doctor traps himself inside a parked car to see how how it gets. Even with all four windows cracked down a bit, the car temperature reaches 117 degrees… » 7/03/13 8:29am 7/03/13 8:29am

Bloomberg Creates "No-Car Zone" In Manhattan, Reveals Anti-Auto War Of…

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has announced a plan to create a car-free zone along a 6.9-mile stretch of Manhattan streets on three Saturdays during the month of August. The experimental initiative, which the Mayor has dubbed "Summer Streets," stretches from 72nd street, taking a jog over to Fourth Avenue at 14th… » 6/19/08 5:20pm 6/19/08 5:20pm

Car Mini-Fridge Is Meant To Be Used Responsibly

With the start to the summer season now officially under our belt it's time to look for gadgets to keep you cool on those blazing summer days. One way is to always ensure a cold beverage with this car mini-fridge complete with an already included 12V DC adapter. Do you notice anything peculiar about the product photo… » 5/28/08 12:30pm 5/28/08 12:30pm

Porsche Design's Summer Collection Looks Wintery

Porsche, a regular around our Auto Branding Adventures, is back with its summer collection of wares. We must say, they're pretty much the most snow-white looking things we've seen so far this season. Porsche must not enjoy the hot dogs of summer, because these products are just begging to be stained with mustard. » 4/03/08 1:30pm 4/03/08 1:30pm

Never Mind the $4 Per Gallon, Here's the Summer Road Trips!

I'm old enough to remember when gas went over $1.00 a gallon during the Iran/Iraq war. I also remember during the roaring Reagan 80s when gas prices would occasionally dip below $1.00 per. Suddenly, the old man would make the dog drink unleaded. "It's cheaper than water!" He'd yell as he began splashing the stuff over… » 5/17/07 1:00pm 5/17/07 1:00pm